Jillian Harvey (© Chris Hardy)
Named Apprentice, Promoted to Corps de Ballet in 2012.
Born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, Jillian Harvey trained at Allegheny Ballet and School of American Ballet. She became an apprentice at New York City Ballet in 2010 and joined San Francisco Ballet in 2012.
Harvey has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Nutcracker (French and Spanish). She created a corps de ballet role in Tomasson’s Caprice.
Her San Francisco Ballet repertory includes Tomasson’s Giselle, Criss-Cross, The Fifth Season, and Trio; Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote; Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (1st and 4th movements) and Scotch Symphony; Cranko’s Onegin; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; Makarova’s (after Petipa) Kingdom of the Shades, Act II from La Bayadère; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Possokhov’s Firebird and The Rite of Spring; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Chamber Symphony); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Autumn and Courtier). At New York City Ballet, Harvey performed Romeo + Juliet, Swan Lake, and Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, Union Jack, Stars and Stripes, and Jewels.